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School Farm Cottages

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4.0 of 5
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Church Road | Cratfield, Halesworth, England
School Farm Cottages
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Finedon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I stayed here with my 4 year old son. We had a wonderful time feeding the lambs and collecting freshly laid eggs every morning. The owners were very friendly and helpful. The accomodation was lovely and clean. Set in beautiful surroundings, this is one place we will definitely be visiting again. Thank you so much. Sam and Zach x

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ClaireSillett, Owner at School Farm Cottages, responded to this review

It is nice to hear you enjoyed your stay here. Thank you. Another comment on how lovely and clean the cottages are. I am very fortunate to have a lovely lady with the same high standards as I have who helps me keep the cottages immaculate, as well as some extra help outside to keep the grounds neat and tidy.... More 

Henlow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

If you are looking for a relaxing break away this is worth considering. Our cottage was lovely and welcoming, clean and very well quipped. Great if you have children as there is a large secure grassed area behind the cottages for children to investigate and play safely allowing you to relax yourselves! Collecting eggs for breakfast was a novelty as... More 

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ClaireSillett, Owner at School Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We love to hear that our young guests have enjoyed their holidays here - because that usually means that Mum and Dad have been able to relax too! More 

Bromley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Just returned from a lovely mini stay at School Farm Cottages... a really great set up for those with younger kids, George fed baby lambs, collected fresh (and free) warm eggs for breakfast, and owners Claire and David are really welcoming, warm and friendly. The cottages are very comfortable. George was most taken with the games room too! We will... More 

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ClaireSillett, Owner at School Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. It is very important to us that everyone who stays here feels welcome and enjoys their stay. We're glad to hear that your 'little man' enjoyed feeding the lambs and collecting the eggs - we love to see our younger guests enjoying meeting the farm animals. Hope to see you again one day. More 

Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Refreshed after another relaxing stay at the cottages run by Claire and David Sillett, We are a party of eight and have been booking all four cottages in March and November each year for a weeks crafting holiday. This year is the thirteenth anniversary of finding this fantastic venue where we can indulge in our crafts of Woodcarving, Patchwork, Painting... More 

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ClaireSillett, Owner at School Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review, but most especially for continuing to return to stay with us year after year. We are so fortunate with the lovely people that come to stay here! We love it when crafting, corporate or church groups book all of our premises and make good use of our meeting room and the rest... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Have just spent my second weekend break in the North Cottage and it was as wonderful as I had remembered. The cottages are extremely comfortable and have a lovely cosy feel. They are immaculately clean and well presented and Claire, the host, ensures that they are well equipped with everything you need to make your stay relaxing and enjoyable. The... More 

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ClaireSillett, Owner at School Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for such positive comments. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us while taking part in the residential course we were hosting, and were also able to relax in the cottage and enjoy the countryside too. We look forward to welcoming you back again one day. More 

London
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

Very comfortable cottage in a lovely location. The children loved collecting the eggs in the morning and playing with Muffin the cat. Lots to do in the area; Aldborough, Southworld, RSPB Minsmere. Lovely pub lunch at The Ship in Dunwich and a day at Sutton Hoo. Our 6 and 8 year olds had a brilliant time and we will definitely... More 

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ClaireSillett, Owner at School Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased you and the children enjoyed yourselves here at half term. There is so much to do in Suffolk so we're glad you're thinking of returning to explore more of what our beautiful county has to offer. We very much hope to see you at School Farm again some time soon -... More 

Maidenhead, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

The cottages are well equipped, practical & overall very cosy, great attention to detail - The games room was a big hit with our kids - brilliant ! The family although missed the typical farm animals like the rabbits, sheep etc..

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schoolfarmcottages, Owner at School Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We're pleased you enjoyed your stay with us at Christmas. Sorry you were only able to see the cows, horses and chickens - we buy in week old lambs to bottle feed in early March, and our poor old rabbits died of old age in the Autumn but we will... More 

Cordoba, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We had a nice stay in the farm and did lots of interesting things. It's a perfect place if you want your children to make friends and, at the same time, have some cultural or nature-related activities. Being from Spain, we couldn't have chosen a better place for them. People in Cratfield are very kind. The Poacher is worth a... More 

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schoolfarmcottages, Owner at School Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We're so pleased you chose School Farm for your holiday and enjoyed exploring the Suffolk countryside. We are very fortunate to live here and it is always a pleasure to welcome guests from overseas. So glad your children enjoyed the garden and collecting the eggs. More 

Royston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We had a brilliant stay with our 2 1/2 year old and 6 month old baby. Lots of friendly animals, particularly Muffin the cat, and delicious eggs and blackberries. We did 2 of the suggested short walks which were great and had a lovely day out in Southwold. Claire and David made us feel very welcome and we'd love to... More 

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schoolfarmcottages, Owner at School Farm Cottages, responded to this review

We very much appreciate your positive feedback and are so glad you enjoyed your holiday. Thank you. More 

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26 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Our fifth visit here and yet again find it perfect. Accommodation very well equipped with games room and small pond for fishing. Chickens still laying their eggs to collect. Good location for us to visit Southwold and the nearby coast.

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schoolfarmcottages, Owner at School Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much. It's wonderful to get these great reviews - and even nicer when people keep coming back again! We look forward to welcoming you back in the summer. More 

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